Floating Flooring encompasses the widest variety of flooring products imaginable, each with its own individual tolerances, installation methodology and maintenance requirements. Engineered timber veneer flooring, such as Oak and native species including Blackbutt and Spotted Gum, along with others such as Bamboo, Laminate flooring, Cork and water resistant Wood Plastic Composites (WPC), can all provide beautiful, long lasting flooring options, as long there is an understanding and respect for their individual characteristics and limitations. The information presented below is intended to give you that understanding, so that you are better equipped to make an informed decision as to which flooring solution is best designed for your individual situation.
Whilst Floating Flooring encompasses a diverse range of product types, each with their own individual tolerances and installation methodology and requirements, some general rules can be drawn that apply to most of them. The following information should be viewed as exactly that… general information and specific advice should be sought from manufacturers, installers and experienced... View Article
It is not unusual for a timber floor, particularly a ‘floated’ one, to crackle and creak a little when walked on, and some floors will do this more than others. The sound comes from the flooring rubbing where it is jointed. Often when in service the sub-floor will not be absolutely flat and when it... View Article
MAINTENANCE GUIDE FOR FLOATING FLOORS THESE GUIDELINES APPLY TO ANY TIMBER FLOOR. FOLLOWING THEM WILL HELP KEEP YOUR FLOOR LOOKING GREAT FOR MANY YEARS TO COME. DO NOT ever wet mop your timber floor – Lightly mist an area of the floor with a proprietary timber cleaning solution and wipe over with only a damp,... View Article
Hardness Ratings Explained – JANKA & AC Rating Systems Timber floors have provided a basic walking surface in homes across Australia since the earliest days of European settlement. Today they are increasingly used to provide and attractive feature within homes and entertainment venues. In most cases, appearance is the main consideration on which the selection... View Article